The Well-Grounded Java Developer: Vital Techniques of Java 7 and Polyglot Programming (Paperback)

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    Ben Evans is a Tech Fellow of jClarity, a Java performance firm and a member of the Java Community Process Executive Committee.

    Martijn Verburg is the CEO of jClarity, a Java performance firm, co-leader of the London JUG, and a popular conference speaker.

    Summary

    The Well-Grounded Java Developer offers a fresh and practical look at new Java 7 features, new JVM languages, and the array of supporting technologies you need for the next generation of Java-based software.

    About the Book

    The Well-Grounded Java Developer starts with thorough coverage of Java 7 features like try-with-resources and NIO.2. You'll then explore a cross-section of emerging JVM-based languages, including Groovy, Scala, and Clojure. You will find clear examples that are practical and that help you dig into dozens of valuable development techniques showcasing modern approaches to the dev process, concurrency, performance, and much more.

    Written for readers familiar with Java. No experience with Java 7 or new JVM languages required.

    Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

    What's Inside
    • New Java 7 features
    • Tutorials on Groovy, Scala, and Clojure
    • Discovering multicore processing and concurrency
    • Functional programming with new JVM languages
    • Modern approaches to testing, build, and CI

    Table of Contents

      PART 1 DEVELOPING WITH JAVA 7
    1. Introducing Java 7
    2. New I/O
    3. PART 2 VITAL TECHNIQUES
    4. Dependency Injection
    5. Modern concurrency
    6. Class files and bytecode
    7. Understanding performance tuning
    8. PART 3 POLYGLOT PROGRAMMING ON THE JVM
    9. Alternative JVM languages
    10. Groovy: Java's dynamic friend
    11. Scala: powerful and concise
    12. Clojure: safer programming
    13. PART 4 CRAFTING THE POLYGLOT PROJECT
    14. Test-driven development
    15. Build and continuous integration
    16. Rapid web development
    17. Staying well-grounded

    Specs

    ISBN 9781617290060
    Genre COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / Java
    Format Paperback
    Pages 462
    Publisher Date 2012-07-15 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Manning Pubns Co
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 7.5 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 1.82 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Vital Techniques of Java 7 and Polyglot Programming
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Evans, Benjamin J.
    Country of Origin United States

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